This web part allows you to put different notifications and alerts that are important to the end users on your site.
There are many uses for this web part, such as schools alerting students about closings, hospitals alerting staff of emergencies, or bringing attention to an important issue on your external site or intranet.
Allows configurable statuses and colors to denote importance of alert.
Uses NOTY http://ned.im/noty/ for notification functionality which adds extensibility and customizations.
For installation instruction, please see this readme file.